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How Does Julian Casablancas’ New Project Stack Up Against The Strokes?

How Does Julian Casablancas’ New Project Stack Up Against The Strokes?

Julian Casablancas + Voidz debut album wants you to turn the volume up and listen carefully. Going from being the frontman of one of the most...

Hit Or Shit? Vance Joy’s ‘Dream Your Life Away’

Hit Or Shit? Vance Joy’s ‘Dream Your Life Away’

Not many musicians can claim that they’ve been booked into major slots at festivals across the globe without having released a debut album – but Vance...

Meet Night Beats, Your New Favourite Psych Band

Meet Night Beats, Your New Favourite Psych Band

With their Australian tour just around the corner we decided it was a good time to take an in-depth look at this soulful psych-garage rock trio and...

The 6 BIGSOUND Parties You Can’t Miss

The 6 BIGSOUND Parties You Can’t Miss

September 9th is the kick off date for BIGSOUND 2014, and though the speaker panel line up and the live music roster is the biggest and...

Hit Or Shit? Interpol’s ‘El Pintor’

Hit Or Shit? Interpol’s ‘El Pintor’

In the early 2000s, New York was a fertile breeding ground for a tonne of rock bands – one of the best albums in this period...

The 5 Albums That Changed Manchester Orchestra’s Lives

The 5 Albums That Changed Manchester Orchestra’s Lives

In support of their fourth full length album Cope which came out earlier this year (via Caroline Australia), Atlanta based rockers Manchester Orchestra will be visiting...

Are Kingswood Set To Be Australia’s Next Big Rock N Roll Export?

Are Kingswood Set To Be Australia’s Next Big Rock N Roll Export?

The boys from Kingswood have been busy – and it looks like their hard work is about to pay off. After their knockout Splendour in the...

Why The Amity Affliction Have Become One Of Australia’s Biggest Acts

Why The Amity Affliction Have Become One Of Australia’s Biggest Acts

Four years ago, The Amity Affliction released Youngbloods. It was a landmark sophomore effort for the band, and one that marked them as a dominant force...

Is Death From Above 1979’s New Album Worth The Hype?

Is Death From Above 1979’s New Album Worth The Hype?

What’s a sure fire way to get people excited about your new record? Tell them it was made out of a desire to stop hearing from...

The 7 Funniest Songs Of All Time, According To RottoFest

The 7 Funniest Songs Of All Time, According To RottoFest

Rottofest 2014, the sixth annual weekend festival of comedy, film and music on Rottnest Island curated by Vulture Culture has announced its best line-up yet, with over...

The Top 5 Lessons Bluejuice Learnt From Being In A Band

The Top 5 Lessons Bluejuice Learnt From Being In A Band

After 13 years, broken bones, gruelling tours, three full length albums, several arrests, questionable skin infections, and a busload of infuriated tour managers, Bluejuice recently announced...

How Does Grunge God Buzz Osborne Sound Unplugged?

How Does Grunge God Buzz Osborne Sound Unplugged?

Buzz Osbourne has been doing things a certain way for the last 30 years. Always plugged in to a wall of amps and an array of...

The 7 Things We Learnt About The Kooks’ New LP ‘Listen’

The 7 Things We Learnt About The Kooks’ New LP ‘Listen’

Sauntering back onto our airwaves after releasing their last album, Junk of the Heart, in 2011, The Kooks’ upcoming release Listen has taken a completely different...

Spoiler Alert: Does Adam Lambert Live Up To Freddie Mercury’s Legacy?

Spoiler Alert: Does Adam Lambert Live Up To Freddie Mercury’s Legacy?

It’s been a massive 29 years since Queen last hit the shores of Australia, and despite sadly missing the group’s arguably most well known member, with...

The Biggest Issue Facing Music Globally Is On Your Doorstep

The Biggest Issue Facing Music Globally Is On Your Doorstep

Despite promises made to Melbourne’s live music scene that its venues would be protected from the threat of residential development and noise complaints through the implementation...

Why The Opeth You Once Knew Is Dead

Why The Opeth You Once Knew Is Dead

Pioneers of progressive death metal, Opeth just aren’t that metal any more. Moving further down the path they trod with their tenth studio album, Heritage, on...

The 12 Most Exciting Acts Of 2014, According To RTR 92.1 FM

The 12 Most Exciting Acts Of 2014, According To RTR 92.1 FM

Perth’s local news, music, arts and culture stalwarts RTRFM are currently in the midst of their annual Radiothon, which runs until Sunday, 24 August. Having been on...

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